*_Each week David Souter comments on an important issue for APC members and others concerned about the Information Society.
The 11th annual Internet Governance Forum (IGF) took place in Guadalajara, Mexico on 5-9 December 2016.
What is the value for Africans in international internet governance processes if the approach towards internet governance on the continent has not fully embraced the multistakeholder model?
IGF 2016: For a free, neutral, safe, open, resilient and decentralised space – Guadalajara reflections
Coming from Africa, and especially Nigeria, where access to the internet is characterised by different layers of exclusions and where development challenges are also layered with variou
Thanks to travel support from APC’s Member Exchange and Travel Fund (METF), I was able to attend the IGF and its related events from 4 to 9 December in Guadalajara, Mexico.
We have interviewed Jessica Dheere and Mohamad Najem, the co-directors of Lebanese NGO Social Media Exchange, which just joined the APC network.
Restrictions on internet access, which have been in effect since 17 January 2017, have specifically targeted Anglophone regions. APC notes with grave concern these shutdowns ordered by the government of Cameroon.